Biennial Earth, Fire and Fibre exhibit opens Sept. 4
August 19, 2009
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Aug. 19, 2009
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“Earth Fire and Fibre XXVII” opens Sept. 4
On view Sept. 4, 2009 through Dec. 6
“Earth, Fire and Fibre XXVII” opens at the
Winners of the six $500 prizes: Anne Lingener-Reece, Anchorage, body of work in silver; Diane Melms, Anchorage, body of work in textiles; Rika Mouw, Homer, body of work in multimedia; Paula Rasmus-Dede, Chugiak, body of work in beads; Wendy Smith-Wood, Sutton, “River Pebble Stole,” Arashi shibori, China silk; and Rebecca Starry, Anchorage, body of work in multimedia.
Entries included 313 works of art from 113
“The intimacy and innate communication of the handmade object is something rare in our modern lives,” Watkinson wrote in her juror’s statement. “It is why the crafts, however broadly they are defined and however keenly debated, continue to maintain their meaning for artist and viewer alike.”
After it closes in
For a complete list of artists accepted into the exhibition, visit www.anchoragemuseum.org.